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Sep 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
google's plans to buy ita software. soft airline flights use ita, but concerns whether google's rivals will have access to services. and finds that money does make people happy. the study found the more people make, the happier they are. the results level off after $75,000 a year. i'm rob nelson. that's your money scope report. >>> this morning's money scope report is brought to you by dannon activia. >>> all right, getting pregnant does not come easy for everyone. for some women it's a pain staking process that requires the help with modern medicine. >> we are taking a look at options and treatments for couples wanting to start a family. abc2 news, linda so, tells us about donor eggs. >> you want to see a trick, don't you? >> she always knew she wanted a baby. when she and her husband, doug, started trying and didn't get pregnant, it was disappointing. susan was about to get more bad news. >> i was going towards premature ovarian failure if i wasn't there already. >> susan would not be able to have her own biological child. she would use someone else's eggs. >> that was one of the wor
ABC
Sep 6, 2010 11:00pm EDT
matter whose colors you wore. >> terrific to have them here, it gives us all an opportunity to see both of the good teams. >> thousands did show up to cheer on their favorite maryland team right down to the wire. >> to the wide side. he did not make it, dobbs. >> reporter: that stop made navy's game, they the terps walked away with a 17-14 win fans walked away happy. >> it was a close game, thought navy had it but the terps came back in and screamed up. >> preston mitchum, abc the news. >> those interpret pans will be encouraged to walk with friends when they get back to college park after another attack on a student near campus. the assault this weekend is the latest in a string. cheryl conner joins us after talking with students. >> reporter: students have reported three separate incidents, campus police encourage them to walk in groups but even several students have been assaultd at one time. college students often feel invincible buttery sent attacks around college park make them vulnerable. >> it shows you you're never really safe. >> reporter: shannon palmer hangs out with he
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. >> thank you. remember to stay with us and abc2news.com for the latest developments in this investigation. >>> tonight the search is on for a inmate who escaped an officer in baltimore. 26-year-old william lee lucas was being led from one corrections facility to another on greenmount avenue this morning. he was last seen with a blue division of corrections shirt an pants. he's serving four years for robbery and drug charges if you know anything about his whereabouts call 911. >>> teens will be charged as adults in a stabbing near the university of baltimore monday afternoon. police say a man was approached by a 14-year-old boy who asked him if he had change for a $5 bill on meryl avenue. after the man said he couldn't help him another 14-year-old allegedly stabbed him in the back puncturing his lung. >> stabbed him and then fled the scene. then about two or three blocks later tracked down by police. we had officers in the area as part of routine patrol coupled with the university of baltimore. >> 16-year-old deja wilson and 14-year-old keithaged anderson and lawrence horton
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 3:05am EDT
sold for sex by the hour at truck stops and cheap motels. >> reporter: she said pimps use craigslist to sell her for sex. >> the "world news" story actually helped because it built a public sympathy that pushed craigslist to shut their adult services section down and to help young people understand that people actually care and want them to get help. >> the website stands to lose a lot of money here. the adult services section was expected to bring in $45 million this year. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >>> top u.s. military commanders in afghanistan are warning that plans by a florida church to burn copies of the koran could endanger the lives of american soldiers. that warning comes amid angry anti-american protests in afghanistan. demonstrators are enraged at the announcement of the planned koran burning which will coincide with the commemoration of the 9/11 attacks this weekend. the gainesville church has been denied a permit for the bonfire but says it will go ahead with it anyway. >>> investigators in west virginia are trying to figure out the cause of a fire which killed 27 r
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 12:05am EDT
infrastructure. doing so he used unusually blunt language to accuse republicans of hampering his policy. >> if i said the sky was blue, they'd say no. if i said fish live in the sea, they'd say no. >> so tonight we ask you does the president have the political maneuvering room to push a new major spending initiative through or is there just too much political roadwork ahead? tell us what you think at the "nightline" facebook page or abcnews.com. >>> finally, watch our special on the brain and obesity on "seeks of your mind" tomorrow night. that's our report. from all of us, good night, america. >>> on "jimmy kimmel live" -- >> i'm bill di dee williams, now you and your family can relive all the excitement with the mel gibson commemorative rant plate collection including your logic sucks because you are a [ bleep ] mentally deprived idiot. >> call now. >> i had two 30-year-old girlfriends. >> at 15 years old. >> i would have been happy with one 60-year-old girlfriend. >> from the creator of "an inconvenient truth" and shake weights comes a true story about a boy who had a rare disorder. justin
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 9:00am EDT
joining us, i'm megan pringle. >> vitamin d top of the show. what are we going to talk about? >> it's essential, you need it. and the easiest place to get it is sunshine. so the doctor has great advice. she is going to tell us how we can get it. are we getting enough and what ways to get it. she also has an interesting example for baltimore example. >> move to florida, is that something? >> no. >> from vitamin d, then we talk about wwe. >> i like it. >> smackdown in here tonight. >> our 11:00 producer, dave is so excited about the wrestler. he doesn't have to come in until 3:30 in the afternoon, he came in early. we have the room over there. >> we will talking about the gala. the tent is going up right now. we'll tell you more about that. >> all right, excellent. all that ahead. first, we want to get to today's hot topic. >> we wouldn't think of bracelet used to raise awareness and money to raise so much commotion, but it has. two high schools in california. it's whether or not these bracelets that read i love boobies can be permitted inside two high schools. the most recent high scho
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 5:30am EDT
minor impact for the majority of us. you will see hillsdale road closed in both directions because of a two-alarm fire there. you can use garrison boulevard to get around. also in columbia, closed between shadow lane and watch chain way because of a fire there. traffic can get by using cedar lane. as we look at the beltway, here we are, traffic still very light, moving at a nice pace. no problems around 695. 83, 95, and 295 checking in clear at this time. megan and jamie, back to you. >> he calls it the most urgent task creating jobs and fixing the economy. president obama says he'll keep fighting to turn the economy around, but is spending $50 million the answer? emily schmidt is in washington this morning. >> this week's president obama is -- to slow the winning. >> i personally think, yes we can is more inspiring than no we can't. >> the washington post poll finds more people saying about the president, no, he hasn't. for the first time, most voters, 52% now disapprove of the way mr. obama is handling his job overall. more voters say the president made the economy worse. >> i am go
ABC
Sep 6, 2010 11:35pm EDT
sexual offenses a year. tonight we look at one alarming case. >>> she had beautiful freckles. i used to tell her she was kissed by the sun. >> cindy mcgrath lives with a tragedy. this is her first holy communion. made worse by her deep sense. it could have been avoided. >> she broke down and she said mom, i've been raped. i've been raped. >> reporter: her daughter megan wright was a shy pretty freshman here at dominican college, a small catholic school in orangeburg, new york, less than an hour from manhattan. >> it was almost like she would have gone into a fetal position if she could have. >> reporter: she told her mother she believed she was drug and raped by multiple men after attending a party in her dorm in may of 2006. the surveillance video shows a disoriented seemingly impaired megan being led in and out of a room by several different men. some students, some not. the following morning she told her best friend kelly rocco what had happened. >> she just stood there and said i think i was raped last night. >> what did you say? >> i asked her how she felt. she said there was blood
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 6:30pm EDT
the white house to lead us off on this tonight. jake? >> reporter: good evening, diane. that's right. president obama faces a country that is increasingly skeptical of his ability to improve the economy. when air force one touches down in can cleveland, ohio, tomorrow, the president will be arriving in a state that continues to suffer. a borders in cleveland just announced it will close. near cincinnati, comair announced it will cut half its planes over two years, with more layoffs to come. there is anger and frustration here. >> i wish the president would create more jobs here in ohio. >> president obama is doing a terrible job at handling the economy. >> reporter: sentiments held nationally. according to the new abc news a record 57% of the public disapprove of the president's handling of the economy. for the first time, more say the president's policies have made the economy worse than better. hoping to combat that impression, the president in cleveland tomorrow will propose more ways to encourage economic growth. allowing businesses to write off 100% of their new investments in p
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 4:30am EDT
now safe from hackers, is anyone? >>> and good morning, everyone. thanks for being with us. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm meg oliver. vinita is off this morning. the president is set to reveal another new proposal to help the sagging economy. this one would use tax breaks to benefit businesses and corporations. >> but a new abc news poll released overnight shows what a daunting challenge democrats face heading into midterm elections. emily schmidt is joining us from washington with the latest numbers. >> reporter: this poll is filled with a lot of firsts. abc news/"washington post" poll that shows 92% of americans, nine out of ten of your neighbors, think this economy is in bad shape. and what's more, potentially bad news for democrats. voters seem to say they're tired of the status quo. this week, president obama is pitching a new economic plan, with the hopes of winning. >> i think yes, we can. is more inspiring than no, we can't. >> reporter: but a new poll shows more people saying about the president, no, he hasn't. for the first time, most voters, 52%, disapprove the way mr. obama
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
lawrence horton a few blocks away. they also recovered the knife used to stab the unidentified 37-year-old victim in the back. a month ago this man who refused to give us his name claims a group of teens also approached him. in the same neighborhood. >> i was on my way home. one kid asked me -- ( indiscernible ) -- two more walked up. >> reporter: he claims one teen raised their arm as if to strike him. >> ( indiscernible ) -- put his hand up. i told him not to do it. >> reporter: the latest stabbing happened in the middle of the afternoon. >> there's a lot of college people around here. i don't know why that would happen. >> i wouldn't have walked down here if i had known that. >> reporter: police stepped up patrols surrounding penn station a after the fatal stabbing of a johns hopkins researcher in july. >> it's frustrating for police especially in this area where you have increased patrols, you have cameras, the university of baltimore police, the university of maryland police, the baltimore police. there are plenty of resources in that area. and the fact that young men and women resort
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 5:00am EDT
antique remote control. so why are you still using an antique cable network created in 1948 for your 2010 tv? it's time to hook your tv up to a 100% fiber optic network. it's time for fios. visit verizon.com/getfios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>> really dangerous situation in the rugged area of the colorado foothills. a wind driven fire destroyed dozens of homes northwest of boulder. flames charred 3500 acres, forcing evacuations, there are homes of the firefighters who are battling those fires have been destroyed. >>> now, the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> good morning, everyone. yes, we are just talking about that fire story and we do have some conditions. we definitely do have a fire watch. let me show you the areas as we head towards the east. you can see this incompasses northeast maryland and southeast pennsylvania and also central and southern new jersey. a fire watch means it's critical fire conditions are forecasted to occur and this is in effect wednesday aftern
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 6:30am EDT
abc2 news sherrie johnson just left and they went south. she came back north to tell us more about their tour. g good morning, jamie. that's right. we caught up with the tour of duty this morning. they ran just past us headed wards washington, d.c. the first responders took to the road early august from california just to commemorate september 11 and those who lost their lives. you can see the video here. they had an escort which is great for safety. firefighters have come from all over the world. even as far as australia just to participate in this lune. the team hopes arrive in new york city on saturday for the 9th anniversary of the september 11 attack. the team is broken up into three groups. each group runs for six hours and then they recover for 12 hours and again, you can see the team, two of them running side by side on their way into dc and it's all in an effort to honor their fellow brothers and sisters who lost their lives on september 11. now it's important to note that the team is also raising money for a variety of charities as well. in the studio, sherrie johnson, ab
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 7:00am EDT
all-terrain vehicles to attack the fire from the ground. as residents used rakes and shovels for do-it-yourself firefighting. >> it was rolling over the hill here in big plumes. >> reporter: 1,000 homes were threatened. others destroyed. ann and tom got out just in time. but they lost their house. >> we're trying to save our house. i left because it was so close. right by those trees. a wall of fire. it was the most amazing thing i've ever heard. >> it's all gone. >> reporter: even several firefighters working the front lines lost their own houses. mandatory evacuations meant getting cutoff from home. family and pets. >> how am i supposed to get up to my pets? >> reporter: to make matters worse, some people never got word to evacuate. the so-called reverse 911 system designed to warn people to get out wasn't working. >> it did have a technical failure. and was down for approximately two hours. but is back up. and we're using it currently. >> reporter: now, firefighters are hoping for calmer winds today so that those air tankers can take to the skies at day break. they're hoping to keep
ABC
Sep 7, 2010 5:30pm EDT
yards or recycle centers. its worth more than other metals used for wiring. police believe there may be more. >> it's still ongoing. there may be other wire these individuals may have if their possession. may have taken. this wire was valued at several thousand dollars. >> reporter: the fact that it was good clean copper wire and you can get more money for it at a junk yard. it was early in the morning and dark out here, diligent police work ended up in an arrest. don harrison for abc2 news. >> both suspects are charring with felony theft. >>> anne arundel county police also say this man slip $0,000 worth of underarmer merchandise off his delivery truck and into his home. $20,000. police say charles price was a courier with air freight plus. he said he was removing merchandise while making deliveries for the company. it's believed he may have stolen as much as $50,000 in underarmor merchandise over a two-year period. >>> a manhunt for a maryland man considered to be armed and dangerous comes to an end. 31-year-old joshua prince has surrendered to authorities in pennsylvania. police s
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